Seeding Pre-Arrest Diversion Across the United States


March 4 – 7, 2018
Ponte Vedra, FL
The PTAC conference will be convened by C4 Recovery Foundation at the same time and location as the AXIS conference.



Our mission is to strategically widen community behavioral health and social service options available through law enforcement diversion.


Our purpose is to provide national vision, leadership, voice, and action to reframe the relationship between law enforcement, treatment, and community.


  • Founded as the result of the March 2017 Inaugural Summit held at International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP)
  • PTAC Inaugural Summit organizers: AdCare Criminal Justice Services, C4 Recovery Foundation, Center for Health and Justice at TASC, Civil Citation Network, George Mason University, International Association of Chiefs of Police, and Western Carolina University
  • Named for the collaborative relationship between police, treatment, and community necessary to make police diversion possible


PTAC Collaborative Founding Partners


Contact the PTAC Collaborative for more information:


Name: Jac A. Charlier
Phone: (312)573-8302


Registration for the Event is Now Open, Please Click Here to Register!

Attendance rates are as follows:


Early Bird Single Registration (on or before February 5th) $375
Regular Single Registration (starting February 6th) $395
Group of 3 or more (per person) $350
Group of 3 or more Early Bird (per person) $325


Below you’ll find articles and websites with more information on PTAC’s background as well as information on pre-arrest diversion and deflection. Simply follow the links to be taken to the appropriate information.


  • To learn more about PTAC, please click here.
  • To learn more about PTAC’s background, please click here.
  • To view PTAC’s visual of Pre-Arrest Diversion in the United States, please click here.
  • For more information on deflection and pre-arrest diversion, please click here.


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